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connects all systems in the subway to central control. and lastly, this replaces the uninterruptable power supplies systems, which is a mouthful, which provides critical backup in event of a power outage. for members' reference this project provides a communication platform for the existing sfmta central control functions to be seamlessly migrated and to plug in as one unfied and integrated network. as a quick contract bidding history for members, the director of transportation notified this body he had an authorized a bid call for this contract. with his directive our agency opened bids and were received from blocka construction at $24,116,000. lk comstock, normal transit, inc. and the high bidder was dallas transport and security at $26,530,000. bids were received from the second and third bidders. division staff and the [kwr-frpb/]'s office investigated all of these allegations and found them to be without merit. contract compliance determined that the low bidder met the 20% sbe goal as prescribed and also in compliance with the administrative code chapter 12b. staff recommends award o
hearing was closed and the board voted to deny the appeal. and then the board lastly voted on a final reading of the ordinance introduced by supervisor campos allowing personal service uses on the é heard this and approved it at your november 29 meeting. there are two new pieces of legislation introduced this week coming your way. first was introduced by supervisor ferrell and it would allow medical service in the sacramento neighborhood commercial district. it would permit a change of use from business or professional service to medical services on the first floor. also this week supervisor avalos introduced a rather large ordinance titled conversion demolition and conformity of residential uses. this would revise the criteria for residential conversion and standardize definitions for these uses across various use districts, permit enlargement of dwelling units which are non-conforming as to density in the districts where these dwelling units are principally permitted //f increase into the non-conforming
, and to establish a clear path of sustainable growth. and lastly i'll introduce ecodistricts to help accomplish these goals. a program driver, environmental goals and regulations, on the power side, there's been some city goals that have been established, one of which is to create a greenhouse citywide -- by 2030. we have goals from the state to achieve 12,000 megawatts of local renewable distributed generation by 2020. 12,000 megawatts translates to powering about nine million homes. with these goals we see a shift toward local generated renewable power. the city and state will continue to grapple with water. are we have city goals to look to reducing water demands to capturing and treating rain fall and increasing water we use. there's been a number of guidelines and ordinances that have been developed to help us do that. waste, the city has a strong goal zero waste goal by 2020. we've done well on that with our recycling program, partnering recol ji. so we're looking at how we can get the remaining -- get to our remaining 20%, how are we going to do that, and what are the larger systems to b
. lastly, balboa park has significantly fewer impact fees. most of that area is actually public land so there's not a significant amount of new development, new private develop. that's forecasted there, but there has been one significant development there, the 1150 ocean avenue project where the new whole foods is and they built as part of their in kind agreement, they built an extension of this street here which will connect to the puc reservoir should it ever been developed in the future and they also have a pedestrian easement on another street through the project. those are just a few of the highlights. again, that's not everything that's in the plan. next year we will expect to incorporate the transit center district plan as well as the western soma which is currently before the board and the intention there is to roll that into the overall eastern neighborhoods implementation process, not to treat it separately but to look at the impact fee revenue and the projects sort of simultaneously and then at the cac as well. thank you, i'm happy to answer any questions. >> so i see no qu
clearly find this in support. lastly, i would just like to note that even the opponents, you know, come here today, do not refute the architectural integrity of the neighborhood, and in that sense support the architectural validity that's embodied in the landmark's board proposal. thank you for your time. >> president fong: thank you. any additional public comment? ijohn jonas, might be one on the rail there. >> good afternoon, commissioners. my name is pat tura, and i am the president of the duboce triangle neighborhood association. dtna has been involved in this project for close to seven years. in 2007 the market octavia rezoning historical survey was done. in 2008 the proposed duboce park landmark district was identified and documented as eligible for the national register. in 2011, it was added to the landmark designation work program. the planning staff has done an excellent job in frameworking and doing the due diligence in working with the community to identify the value of this historical resource. they worked at the request of really come to honor and to codify this historic r
that the commission approve the project with conditions. lastly language was omitted from the draft motions and with the mitigation monitoring and recording program and included in the packet as exhibit c. should you approve the project staff will fix the language and thank you and i am available for questions. >> thank you. project sponsor. >> president fong, commissioners, director, i am don falk director of tenderloin neighborhood corporation and here with mara blift swrer. we have been working since 2000 to develop the site and our preference was to develop affordable housing housing there. however that has been so environment in the environment when the opportunity to develop this as home ownership emerged we were excited about it. we are pleased to offer an opportunity to make affordable homes that will make a positive impact on the neighborhood and the city at large. what we will end up with is a project that has 190 affordable -- 70% of the
to employees this month that include commemorative pins, centennial shoulder.s and coffee mugs. lastly on december 28th, members of the mta board and director reiskin visited many operating administrative divisions to personally thank our frontline employees for their dedicated service. staff really appreciated hearing from you and a special thanks to director lee's wife for the fabulous cupcakes. a short update on the court of appeals ruling on our bike program that was released yesterday. as you know in 2009, the mta board approved the san francisco bike plan. the adequacy of the environmental impact report supporting this approval was challenged in an appeal to the board of supervisors and an action in superior court. in 2010, the san francisco superior court ruled in the city's favor. the challengers appealed this ruling to the california court of appeals. just the california court of appeals issued a decision upholding the trial court's conclusion that the eir was adequate in all respects. the court also identified some minor technical problems with the approval process. the city
. lastly, the elimination of guns. i think the only weaken over it achieve anything is the way australia did. 1996, they had a massacre, and confiscated the guns, and there were none. that cannot be done. you cannot do it in this country with its history, culture, and second amendment. >> the problem is, if you cannot do everything, you do nothing. that is not what you are looking for. we are not go to confiscate all guns in the united states. >> that will have no affect. >> that is not true. >> i would point this out of tobacco. when i was in the marine corps, a carton of lucky strikes was $2 for 10 packs. now it is $9 a pack. it was not just simply the culture. they put a cost on it. we ought to put a cost on ammunition. we ought to put a tax on that. bullets ought to be prohibitively expensive. >> a well regulated militia to keep the security of the people, to keep and bear arms. does that speak to the right of securing the nation through a well regulated defense establishment, or does it greenlight some guy in new york to out his garage like an armory? >> the supreme court defers on
there. wet and forget. >> wet and forget. >> don't forget. >> lastly, vanessa wants to know how do i fix the hole in my wall caused from a doorknob hitting the wall. >> first it starts with a door stop. that would be helpful. then get a metal patch kit. they're self-adhesive. take the self-adhesive. here's the hole. goes over the top. now, i just patched the hole. this is a new product. >> it's unsightly. >> we're going to make it better. this is the patch and primer from 3 m. it has primer already in it. go over it. >> that was good. >> nice try, though. now, you're going put this over the top. if the walls are white, there's a good chance that you won't have to actually even touch this up with paint, but in the realm of the world of paint and primers in one, what happens is this is what happens after it dries. you put another coat on top of this. lightly sand it. then with the paint and primers in one, which a lot of people are using, paint it over, and you're done. >> lou manfredini is so smart. >> nobody is better than lou. >> all right. >>> does the winter make your hair stand up on
in addition to the training. lastly is we again kind of relish the opportunity to participate in the operations against an active enemy. at least here, it's fire. we appreciate the fact we can go ahead and enter a tactical command air control. those are operations that are familiar to us and they are, it's a great exercise for us tactically as well. we are able to integrate
a refresher. >> commissioner chan: thank you. and then lastly on page 9 of the report i just mentioned that the occ met with the department to finalize revision of the pursuit policy dodge 505. we've been batting this around for some time. i'm trying to remember if it's on calendar. i don't know if we have a date for it and where we are. >> i do believe there is a date for it. >> commissioner chan, the occ made all of its comments, and as i understand it, chief suhr, the command staff was reviewing it and it was going through a concurrence process. i don't have a date at this point. >> commissioner chan: inspector, do we have a date for that? >> it hasn't been calendared. >> commissioner chan: when we get to that part of the calendar, we should may calendar a date. thank you. >> you're welcome. >> president mazzucco: commissioner kingsley. >> commissioner kingsley: thank you, director hicks, for your report. i appreciate it. >> you're welcome, commissioner kingsley. >> commissioner kingsley: do we have any totals for failure to collect traffic stop data for the year? it seems like this
hopefully we are cooperating as quickly as we can. and lastly i took my small staff to celebrate the holidays before the christmas break. they wined enough. and i hope that this will be begin a tradition for us in our office and the first annual holiday was held at trace restaurant and we all left very, very full and happy, right? so, that was or that will conclude my report and we don't have any corrective actions to report to the commission at this point. do we? >> okay. maybe he will take care of that, then. >> you are on a different item. vag. >> we are separated? . >> okay, well that concludes mine. >> is there any public comment on the report from the executive director? >> okay. seeing none we will go to item number four, report from the sound technician, vaj? >> thank you, sir. >> commissioners, really briefly, you will see the reports just the lists that obviously the commission has not met for a while but it is longer than normal. and i know that officer methaison is here and so he will give the highlights that happened in central for the last few weeks and i will spend
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